Category: Selection

World Championships 2022 – Team Announcement

Following the Marathon National Championships in Worcester on the 27/28 August, the MRC Selection Committee has announced the team to represent British Canoeing at the World Championships 2022 in Ponte de Lima. Congratulations to all selected.

Please find the team announcement and the assessment data here :

2022 French Nationals Selection

Following the Marathon National Championships in Worcester on the 27/28 August, the MRC Selection Committee has chosen a team to represent British Canoeing at the French National Championships. Congratulations to all.

Paracanoe Marathon World Championships – Ponte De Lima, Portugal

The ICF have announced they will be offering a Paracanoe event at the World Canoe Marathon Championships. This is a test event but we are excited to be involved and our intention is to select two athletes to represent in any of the following classes:

  • WKL2 / WKL3
  • WVL2 / WVL3
  • MKL2 / MKL3
  • MVL2 / MVL3

Important information:

  • All classes will be raced over 11.8KM
  • Doubling up between KL and VL is possible due to the timetable.
  • Dates of travel are 25th September to 1st October 2022
  • Athletes will be funded to travel, with only a ÂŁ300 contribution required.
  • Selection will be made at the Marathon Nationals Championships in Worcester on 27th August 2022
  • Entries for the Marathon National Championships will stay open until Monday 22nd August 2022 for Para classes
  • Classification will be available at the World Championships
  • Athletes will travel with one members of staff, this person is yet to be identified

If you are interested please complete the availability form by midnight 23rd August 2022:

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this further, please make contact with Kat: katburbeck@yahoo.co.uk

NB: many elements of the event and logistics continue to remain unclear and are subject to change. Although we have every intention to select two athletes to attend, we cannot guarantee this will be possible given the short notice and all of the moving parts. However, we are working with BC and the ICF and continue to have this as our ambition.

BC Clean Sport Workshop

For all athletes hoping for selection for the 2022 French Nationals or the 2022 World Championships

If you still need to do the Clean Sport Workshop, we have one more running this Sunday, 14th August 2022, at 10:00am.  You can register for the webinar on the following link.

2022 French Nationals and 2022 World Championships Selections

2022 French Nationals

A team of up to 12 U16 athletes will be selected to take part in the French National Championships on the 17-18th of September 2022. Selections will be made from the K1 and K2 U16 and U14 races at the Marathon National Championships at Worcester. Priority will be given to athletes who have not attended an international race this year.

To be considered for this event, athletes must complete an availability form by midnight, 23rd August 2022.

2022 World Championships

A team of up to 12 athletes will be selected for the World Championships. The lead assessments for this are the 2022 National Championships and the 2022 European Championships.

We are aware of a clash for the final assessment at the National Championships for some Junior and U23 athletes who have made the Sprint World Championship team. Should those athletes still want to be considered for the Marathon World Championships, we invite them to submit their mitigating circumstances in writing to the Chair of the Selectors in line with section 4.1 of selection policy. A link to the latest policy can be found here: 2022 Selection Policy

To be considered for this event, athletes must complete an availability form by midnight, 23rd August 2022.

Application Forms

French Nationals Availability Form – closing date 23rd August 2022
World Championships Availability Form – closing date 23rd August 2022

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the administration, please contact Kat Wilson, Secretary of Selectors, katburbeck@yahoo.co.uk .

If you have any questions about the selection process and policies, please contact Nanette North, Chair of the Selectors, marathon.selectors@vol.britishcanoeing.org.uk

2022 GB Marathon Team Selection Policy

Please find below the 2022 GB Marathon Team Selection Policy.

If you have any questions and feedback around the policy, please do not hesitate to contact Nanette Kelly, chair of the Selection Committee, using marathon.selectors@vol.britishcanoeing.org.uk.